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Standard First Aid

Standard First Aid is a comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.


This course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Course Design and Content
  • The Red Cross

  • Preparing to respond

  • The EMS system

  • Check, Call, Care

  • Airway emergencies

  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies

  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest

  • Wound care

  • Head and spine injuries

  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries

  • Sudden Medical Emergencies

  • Environmental Emergencies

  • Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Course Content

Blended Standard First Aid: 8 hours online learning, 5.5-7.5 hours teaching time


Standard First Aid: 6.5–7.5 hours, includes CPR Level A or C and AED, adheres to local legislation 

Blended Standard First Aid: 4 hours online learning, 3-4 hours teaching time

Course Duration

Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps; 100% attendance and participation; 75% minimum passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.


3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A or C, and AED.

Student Materials
Student Materials
  • First Aid & CPR (print and/or eBook)

  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)

  • Standard First Aid CPR A/C – Online (Blended only)

  • Standard First Aid certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

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